25th Annual Austin International Poetry Festival
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This four-day, citywide, all-inclusive annual celebration of poets and poetry has grown to become “the largest non-juried poetry festival in the U.S.” It includes 30 live local readings, 5 open mics, 10 youth poetry events, two anthology readings, two poetry slams, a poetry all-nighter and a haiku death match. AIPF is the work of “heART” of volunteer-based local non-profit Austin Poets International, Inc.
All poets — every age, race, religion, gender, and orientation — are invited toView more
All readings are free. Those wishing to sign up, be listed, and read their poetry may register.
Registration fees are $40 with a $20 discount for College, Military, Retired, and Teacher. Those registering will also have access to workshops.
If you wish to read at an open mic, this is free. It even includes a midnight-to-dawn read.
MLK at Congress , Austin, TX 78701